David Needle

Based in Silicon Valley, veteran technology reporter David Needle covers mobile, bi g data, and social media among other topics. He was formerly News Editor at Infoworld, Editor of Computer Currents and TabTimes and West Coast Bureau Chief for both InformationWeek and Internet.com.

Nutanix Reduces Complexity of Hyperconverged Infrastructure Offering

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Aiming to simplify and expand the utility of its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) offering, Nutanix kicked off its annual .NEXT conference here on May 8 by announcing several new...

HPE Opens New HQ, Highlights Lab Research Advances

SAN JOSE, Calif.––Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, the HP that produces enterprise IT systems but not printers, laptops or workstations, showed off its new headquarters here in the heart of Silicon Valley...

Slack Connects to Email Users, Expands Shared Channels for B2B Comms

SAN FRANCISCO—Enterprise collaboration network provider Slack served up a bunch of new features at its Frontiers conference here on April 24. The event kicked off with tennis star Serena...

Google Cloud Next: Google Unwraps Anthos Hybrid Cloud Platform

SAN FRANCISCO—Even as cloud applications grow in popularity, it can be a pain for IT to manage and secure both cloud and more traditional on-premises applications. Google’s answer is...

Google Boosts Its Cloud Platform With 7 New Open-Source Partners

SAN FRANCISCO--The start of Google’s annual Google Cloud Next conference (April 9-11) here at Moscone Center includes several news announcements by the search giant.Heading the list is a partnership...

Latest Posts

How is Big Data Evolving?

In 2013, Judith Hurwitz and other market experts proclaimed the beginning of the Big Data Era. They perceived that “big data enables organizations to...

SAP’s Irfan Khan on ‘Analytics Everywhere’

I spoke with Irfan Khan, president, HANA Database & Analytics at SAP, about the value of an end-to-end technology platform that incorporates analytics throughout. Among...

Komprise Co-Founder Krishna Subramanian on Data Management-as-a-Service

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, co-founder and president, Komprise, about using Data Management-as-a-Service to manage data in a multi-cloud environment. What are the big...

Why Apple’s Enterprise Efforts Always Fail

Apple is again making a run at the Enterprise, and Forrester has released a report indicating companies could save around $300 a year in...

Tableau’s Philip Cooper on Data Analytics ‘Available to All’

Philip Cooper, VP of Product, Tableau, discusses the trend toward making data analytics tools available to employees throughout the organization, not merely the C-suite.  Among...